Caraidean Uibhist (Uist Befrienders)

Charity registered in Scotland SC034083

By involving volunteers in useful and rewarding work in their community, the Uist Befriending Scheme aims to reduce lonliness and social isolation among people facing all sorts of difficulties in their life, particularly in the rural areas of the Uists.

Current opportunities

To befriend individuals who may feel lonely or isolated and to contact them via the telephone, zoom or in person. Possibly to take people out for coffee etc.

To befriend people who are lonely or needing extra support who live on the islands of Berneray, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist or Eriskay. This can be done in person or via the telephone or zoom calls.